malware

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment "Past Due Invoice"

Published: 9Feb2017

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Past Due Invoice".  A sample of one of the emails is shown below.

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment ""Web Business Banking Support"

Published: 25Nov2016

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Web Business Banking Support or TD Commercial Support- New Notice Concerning Your Online...

Security warning: Phishing & malicious attachments

Published: 27Apr2016

A series of phishing emails, some with malicious attachments, have been reported. Samples are shown below....

Using a public computer? Check for keyloggers first!

Published: 22Mar2016

Whether you're using a public computer at McGill, a cafe, library, hotel, or even left your own laptop unattended for a short period of time, you should always inspect it to ensure that no...

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment

Published: 21Mar2016

A series of fraudulent emails containing malware attachments have been reported that use a different variations of a subject related to an order/invoice, for example "Invoice <random set of...

Antivirus Software: new versions available for Windows & Mac

Published: 20Aug2015

The latest versions of McGill-provided FREE antivirus software, Trend Micro Internet Security 10 for Windows & Antivirus for Mac 2016 are now available. If your personal computer/laptop isn’t...

Phishing Scam from "Aircanada.com", Subject: Order #70189189901 successfully - Ticket and flight details

Published: 3Dec2014

A phishing attempt is circulating purporting to come from Air Canada, with the Subject: " Order #70189189901 successfully - Ticket and flight details". It asks recipients to download and print a...

Email with subject "Internal ONLY" contains malware attachment

Published: 13Nov2014

A fraudulent email is circulating with the subject line: "Internal ONLY". It has a ZIP file attachment that contains a trojan malware.  Please DO NOT open the attached ZIP file. Delete this email...

Warning: CryptoLocker Virus is back again - don't open attachments

Published: 14Oct2014

There is currently a virus infecting computers via email attachments.  In the latest fraud reported at McGill, the subject of the email is You have received a voice mail, and the attachment...

Warning: Phishing email with password protected zip file circulating

Published: 12Nov2013

An email is currently circulating with a password-protected .ZIP file as an attachment. A sample of this email is shown below. Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill...

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